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Yesterday’s Pravda-on-the-Hudson reported that the political science profession has done it again. It has come up with something that you desperately need to know:
Conservatives and liberals do not smell the same to potential mates. According to a study published this month in the American Journal of Political Science, people can literally sniff out ideology — and this may explain why so many couples share political beliefs. Or, as the study’s title says, “Assortative Mating on Ideology Could Operate Through Olfactory Cues.”